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HIST 4990 Senior Seminar-Crime, Punishment, and Human Rights (Soper-special collections): Secondary Sources

Tips and Tricks

Doing some secondary source research before you begin looking at primary sources will help the primary sources make more sense. 

Check out books as well as online articles.

Keep a list of key players involved in events related to to your topic.

Keep a list of key events and dates.

Make note of nicknames, slang terms, alternative forms of  names related to your topic.

Put this list on a laptop, phone or other device so you can have ready access to it.  

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